From the CSO’s Archives: The First 130 Years

Haitink Conducts Bruckner 7

Bernard Haitink leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

© Todd Rosenberg Photography

In his first season as principal conductor, Bernard Haitink led the Orchestra in Bruckner’s Seventh Symphony, which became the second release on the new CSO Resound label. Eighth music director Sir Georg Solti bookends this broadcast with Wagner’s Overture to Tannhäuser and the Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde.

Wagner Overture to Tannhäuser
Sir Georg Solti conductor
May 1977 (London)

Bruckner Symphony No. 7 in E Major
Bernard Haitink conductor
May 2007 (CSO Resound)

Wagner Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
Sir Georg Solti conductor
May 1977 (London)

From the CSO’s Archives: The First 130 Years—featuring recordings from the CSO’s vast discography, including releases on CSO Resound—is a cultural and community partnership between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association and WFMT, Chicago’s Classical Music Station.

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